Diana Carpenter

1819–from 1860 to 1870 (Age 41)
Morgan, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Diana

When Diana Carpenter was born in 1819, in Morgan, Alabama, United States, her father, Willis O. Carpenter Sr, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" Ross, was 27. She married Henry Walls on 26 May 1836, in Madison, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died from 1860 to 1870, in Madison, Alabama, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Byrd Cemetery, Owens Cross Roads, Madison, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Walls
1810–1845
Diana Carpenter
1819–1870
Marriage: 26 May 1836
Sarah Ann Elizabeth Walls
1837–
John Willis Walls Sr
1839–1904
Louisa Catherine Walls
1839–1911
William Willis Walls
1841–1929
Martha Walls
1845–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 May 1836Madison, Alabama, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (15)

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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 0
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1819 · Constitution of 1819
    Age 0
    The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 17
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): occupational name for a worker in wood, Norman French carpentier (from Late Latin carpentarius ‘cartwright’).Americanized form (translation into English) of German Zimmermann , French Charpentier , Italian Carpentieri , or cognates and equivalents in various other languages.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Zimmermann

    Sources (10)

    • Dicy Carpenter, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • Deli Carpenter in entry for W. W. Walls, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
    • Diana Carpenter Walls Provence, "Find A Grave Index"

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